A fourth-quarter strip sack Saturday on SIU quarterback Matt DeSomer by Youngstown State defensive end Justus Reed at the 2:44 mark sealed the 28-20 victory at Saluki Stadium for the penguins.
Two members of the SIU men's basketball team face pending misdemeanor charges and internal disciplinary measures following their alleged theft of a bicycle. Head coach Barry Hinson said last week that junior guards Desmar Jackson and Diamond Taylor will be held accountable for the incident.
The 19-year-old man who used the Carbondale police chief’s stolen handgun to kill Deaunta Spencer in September 2011 will spend 35 years in prison. Matthew J. Jones received that sentence Friday in Jackson County Circuit Court.
The Literacy Program at John A. Logan College is seeking volunteers to provide tutoring services to area adult learners. Services are provided free-of-charge by a staff of trained volunteer tutors and area assistant literacy coordinators.
A new medical training center at John A. Logan College should be ready for use by January 2013, the college’s vice president overseeing facilities said this week.
Carbondale will be at the center of an initiative to expand access to local farmers’ markets by allowing customers to use Link, debit and credit cards to pay for food sold by local producers.
The Carbondale Park District will play host to a sponsorship dinner in support of the planned Super Splash Park Outdoor Aquatic Center from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 2 at the Carbondale Civic Center, located at 200 S. Illinois Ave.
Carbondale Community High School will unveil its new athletics Hall of Fame during a series of events planned for Aug. 24 and 25. The Hall of Fame will be unveiled at 6:15 p.m. Friday, Aug. 24.
Keep Carbondale Beautiful will mark its 25th anniversary this Saturday with a celebration at Hickory Lodge. Events begin at 9 a.m. July 28 with displays, demonstrations and a garden tour.
One of the worst natural disasters in American history, the 1937 flood of the Ohio River, is the subject of a special photographic exhibit at SIU’s Morris Library.
Former Carbondale Brad Cole has ended a two-year run as chairman of the board of directors for Sister Cities International. Cole, who served as mayor from 2003 to 2011, adjourned his final meeting of the organization July 14.